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Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Former Vice President Joe Biden welcomed former US Secretary of Energy Ernie Moniz to the University of Delaware Tuesday to discuss the future of energy jobs in the US.

 


NCALL

The Dover-based nonprofit NCALL is beginning to knock down some blighted houses in Delaware’s capital Monday.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Seven graduates of the twelve-week Branches to Chances program at the Delaware Center for Horticulture got certificates of completion Thursday.

 


Courtyard by Marriott University of Delaware

A bill allowing counties of a certain size to impose a lodging tax advanced in the state legislature Tuesday.

The bill championed by New Castle County passed the state House with a wide, bipartisan majority, and now heads to the Senate.


DowDupont

DowDuPont announced Wednesday it is buying a new manufacturing facility in Newark.

The site will be used to manufacture Kalrez for the company’s Transportation and Advanced Polymers business.

2017 Delaware Farmers Markets

Farmers markets in New Castle County are open for business again.  Five county-run markets started a new season last week.
 

 


Delaware Public Media

Delaware beaches, boardwalks and mansions are being showcased in a new promotional video produced by the state Tourism Office.


Courtesy of fenwickisland.delaware.gov

Local businesses say they don’t expect the three summer beach renourishment projects to take a toll on the tourism economy there.


The Brandywine Valley SPCA is looking to purchase an abandoned animal shelter in Sussex County.


Proposed legislation allowing Delaware counties with a population of over 500,000 to collect a lodging tax of up to three percent was joined this week by a bill seeking to let municipalities do the same.

 


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